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Nov 8, 2012 6:30pm EST
face. gabby giffords is there as the man who shot her is sentenced. her husband, mark kelly, tells us what was going through their minds. >>> freezing over. the families in the storm zone, hud. ing in blanketsing a they're hit with another storm. >>> and band of brothers. our bob woodruff, standing up for heroes tonight. the healing power of rock and roll. ♪ >>> good evening once again from washington, d.c., where the election may be over, but the clock is sticking on an issue affecting every american family. and standing at the urgent crossroads, the president and the speaker of the house, republican john boehner. there is a freight train bearing down on this country, called the fiscal cliff. it made the stock market so nervous today, for the second day in a row, it dropped. and business leaders have begun to come forward to warn the government there will be serious economic consequences if there's no deal. at issue, the fiscal cliff, a doomsday law that hikes taxes and inleashes a wrecking ball of cuts on january 1st. so, i started by asking speaker boehner that if this time, he a
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 4:30am EST
>>> that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america." have a great thursday. and thanks for joining us, everybody. >> live and in hd this is "good morning, washington." >> more problems for storms until the northeast. 60,000 customers who lost power. some are in the dark again. it is november 8, thursday, i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let's get to jacqui jeras. >> we really got off easy on this system. if you take a look at the radar you can see the center and the core of this storm impact in new england. it is winding down for new jersey and us as well. we will see clearing skies today. a chilly start. not terrible. high pressure will be moving in today. these guys will be clearing out. it still will be breezy and " what is in the lower to middle 50's today. it is time for traffic. >> not too much roadwork. 270 lanes open through silver spring. taking a look off in the distance heading across the bay bridge. mid-60's's at the bay bridge. we have an interstate on -- an incident on interstate 95. a box truck is rolled over
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am EST
. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let us go to jacqui jeras. >> good morning. looking a little bit better. they are starting out in the cloudy side. but we will see clearing conditions today. and that is one of our weather headlines. it is going to be breezy and cool temperatures below average by about 10 degrees. but hold on, we have a warm up. and a great looking weekend ahead. they are starting out with 42 at reagan national. 37 in gaithersburg. lexington park looking at 39. 50 at noon. mostly sunny by five, 52 degrees. we will be talking 60's before you know it. the belfort furniture weather center will have your seven-day and a moment. >> i have a good news. marc train is, metro rail all reporting on time, on schedule. on 95 of virginia, now early problems, just a volume through lorton and newington. we do have problems on the beltway,. as you come from maryland and virginia on the inner loop, the right lane is blocked, four car crash. cynnÉ and steve, back to you. >> 6 colom 02. nor'easter adding insult to injury one week after sandy. >> knocked out power and put
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
want to go home. it looks like mother nature hates us. again, forced to evacuate., once >> cops are going around, telling us we have to evacuate immediately. >> where are they going to put us? we're human beings. >> reporter: the snowfall drove fema and the red cross' relief efforts out of one of the hardest-hit areas, staten island, leaving many behind amidst the frozen debris. >> it's awful. it's beyond terrible. it's awful. i'm done. >> reporter: the man standing behind my camera right now told me this morning when i got here that he was in long island. he's one of the thousands that lost power again last night. that heavy, wet snow was snapping all of the wires and the trees around him. >>> heavy, wet snow is where we find our matt gutman. he's in connecticut. >> reporter: that's right, ginger. this is what record snowfall feels like. it's wet. it's heavy. and very, very dangerous. a record of ten inches here. well check this out with this handy stick. about a foot deep here. causing two deaths on the roadways, dozens of accidents. the governor of this state has dispatched every
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am EST
commissioners will update us on the area's state of emergency. >> year following a developing story in northeast washington where police are trying to figure out how a body ended up by a burning car. >> we can tell you in the back of choice academy high school, the fire department for scud a call at 10:00 last evening with reports of a car on fire. they also found a body next to it. the homicide unit was called out immediately to investigate. it is only described as a suspicious death. the car ended up in a ravine back here. it had to be towed out and the body has been removed. the deceased person has not been identified. police are still trying to investigate how that person ended up dead near northeast d.c.. >> thank you so much. taking a look at the day had the man who pleaded guilty to shooting gabrielle giffords will be sentenced today. giffords her husband, and other survivors will be in the courtroom when he learns his fate. under a plea deal he will spend the rest of his life in prison. >> not to a look at the presidential election and some tv ratings. 67 million viewers wat
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 11:35pm EST
changing in waves. and what last night taught us is that the party that knows how to ride those waves wins. here's my co-anchor, terry moran. >> reporter: america awakened to a new political reality this morning. >> what happened? >> i was wrong. >> reporter: so were a lot of republicans. >> i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction. but the nation chose another leader. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: what happened yesterday's simple, really, and profound and reflected in all those faces in the crowds last night at obama and romney headquarters. the american electorate of tomorrow, younger, urban, more diverse, more socially liberal, turned out to defeat the american electorate of yesterday, older, whiter, more rural and traditional. >> i think it was shocking to the republicans. >> reporter: matt dowd, abc news consultant, was one of george w. bush's chief strategists. >> i think the republicans are going to have to do a serious amount of soul searching. they've been built for 25 years ago, not for the 21st century. they have
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm EST
commission are companies like this one that uses lincoln's has. a you concern? >> we are. we cannot know until we have the information. >> school staffers told us that after hours, the parking lot is a hangout for homeless people and the scene of illicit activity. area residents agree. >> people come and come back in this area. >> no word on why this cab was in the parking lot behind a close school nor what connected -- what led to someone's death. police are calling this the death investigation. the police handling this. if foul play was involved, it will be transferred to -- from major crash to homicide. >> police say they have met an arrest -- made an arrest in a home invasion robbery. the suspect is tyrane mcelrath. he is accused of attacking an 81-year-old woman who lives there. a mailman found a woman on the front porch beaten and confused. he stole a computer and faces burglary charges. >> today was sentencing day ford jarret laughter -- for jared loughner. in a packed federal courtroom he was ordered to serve seven life sentences. gabrielle giffords is still recovering and w
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 12:00am EST
and we'll be here tomorrow night. i hope you'll join us then. have a good night. >>> up next on an all-new "jimmy kimmel live" -- >> i'm hoping obama announces this will be the black half of his president si. >> john goodman. >> you have ever 'em tipped a mini bar on your own? >> you bet. >> hayden panettiere. >> i would not want to be paul ryan's shake weight today. probably getting a vigorous -- >> john goodman. dog psychic. >> you are the father! >>> hey, jimmy the intern here, spreading the word about downy unstoppablesguillermo. guillermo's unitard was stored in a bag for 12 weeks. when was the last time you worked out? >> 12 weeks ago, bro. >> i'm going to go smell some people, okay? >> okay. >> all right, bro. >> all right, enjoy. >> what's up, bro? >> how is it going, man? >> doing great, bro. hey, bro, you want to smell me? >> do i want to do what? >> do you want to smell me? >> do you want to smell -- no. >> do you want to smell me? >> what? >> do you want to smell me, bro? >> if you smell me. thumb's up, down? >> down. you smell terrible. here, let me give you some downy
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 4:00am EST
us we have to evacuate immediately. they're expecting another surge of water. and they want everybody out of the houses. >> we may take a step back in the next 24 hours. you need to be prepared for that. i'm prepared for that. i hate setbacks. i don't tolerate them usually very well. but this one, i can't control. >> reporter: and airlines are also taking another hit with more than 1,700 flights canceled for yesterday and today. and commuters who have been dealing with gas shortages and adjusted mass transit system, are now dealing with icy roads and closed highways. >> it's really, really bad, waiting in line for gas. now, i'm waiting in line to get home. >>> the heaviest snow fell in ocean county, new jersey, which got a foot. and central manhattan got four inches. >>> and for more on the storm, here's accuweather's jim dickey. >> our nor'easter winding down today. still seeing snowfall and rain, especially through the morning and especially into new england. but as far as the new york city is concerned, into pennsylvania, the mid-atlantic, improving in the morning and aft
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 12:00pm EST
. >> i want to go home. mother nature hates us. >> the snowfall forced people in new jersey to once again evacuate. the storm even forced fema and the red cross off of staten island with was decimated by sandy. >> where are they going to put us? we are human beings. >> another disaster we do not need at this time. everybody is devastated. it did not know if they are coming or going. >> the storm is now in new england, boston could get as much as four inches of snow. >> thank you very much. that same nor'easter impact of the soccer game last night. the mls semifinals in new jersey. snow caused the match up to be postponed until tonight. this comes after game 1 between these teams have to be moved because of hurricane sandy's and-on the area. >> two people taken to the hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning. this happened around 9:00 a.m. fire crews they run your did additional people on the scene and ended up only taking two to the hospital. we are getting word they are in stable condition. >> adam caskey here with a book our first call forecast. >> had a few snowflakes across the metro ar
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 2:35am EST
for us to believe in new york city here with all the snow on the ground. keep in mind, halloween was last week. >> that's crazy. the post office wants to make sure you get your holiday packages where they need to go. so later today officials kick off the holiday mailing and shipping season. and will announce the mail by and ship by dates. so mark your calendar for that. >> right after christmas comes new year's day. master of the obvious, right. when the big tax hikes and budget cuts said to take effect. president obama and the gridlocked congress are scrambling to head them off. >> investors are not betting on it. the nerves leading to a 313-point drop yesterday. the biggest selloff of the year. abc's reporter has more. >> reporter: wall street woke up to the same president, but new worries. europe's debt crisis appears to be getting worse. there was rioting in greece over budget cuts and word that europe's strongest economy germany is in trouble. but quickly investors turned back to our looming problem, the road we are on to the so-called fiscal cliff at the end of the year. $650 b
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
and also follow us on facebook and twitter. bob will have his complete out looking just a few minutes. >> the police in northeast washington found a body. that happened a short time ago in 1400 block of brentwood parkway. the circumstances of the body found in the car are not known yet. >> also, a murder investigation in p.g. county after a man shot and killed at about 7:00 on 23rd parkway in hillcrest heights. the man was found with a gunshot wound outside of an apartment building a ticket to the hospital, where he later died. critic taken to the hospital, where he later died. >> tonight all eyes are shifting to the challenges that the nation faces. one of those is the so-called fiscal cliff that could impact thousands. autria godfrey has more on what is in store. >> back in washington, back to reality, president obama returned to d.c. today with another four years, but still battling for bipartisanship as we careen toward the so-called fiscal clef. he is already demanding the two parties make peace. >> he won reelection with a middle-class economic strategy based on the midd
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
come down when the levee goes up. >> it is worth every penny. >> i you can't get us now. >> there would not give us a timeline for when the construction would take place but projects usually take several years and on election day, fairfax county voters approved three other bond projects to libraries, fire stations and different buildings. a lot of projects in fairfax that need to get done in addition to the levy and pump station. >> a man expected to be the east coast rapist is pleading guilty. thomas was arrested last year in connecticut after multistate law enforcement effort. he is believed to be risk -- responsible for rapes and attacks on 17 women since 19907 in maryland, connecticut virginia, and rhode island. >> police arrested a man they say attacked an 81-year-old woman at her home in northwest d.c.. the woman was home alone last night when tyrone mcelrath program. the woman was found bruised and disoriented on her front porch. she is still in hospital tonight. >> the man who shot gabrielle giffords and others in tucson has been sent cents. jared loughner pleaded guilty t
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